Last edited by Mikalmaran
Saturday, August 1, 2020 | History

2 edition of The Great East Window of Exeter Cathedral found in the catalog.

The Great East Window of Exeter Cathedral

Chris Brooks

The Great East Window of Exeter Cathedral

A Glazing History

by Chris Brooks

  • 230 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by University of Exeter Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ceramic arts, pottery, glass,
  • History of art: c 500 CE to c 1400,
  • Religious buildings,
  • History - General,
  • Architecture,
  • England,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8304524M
    ISBN 100859893170
    ISBN 109780859893176

    This thesis examines the Great West Window at Exeter Cathedral designed by William Peckitt of York (). Peckitt was arguably the most important glass designer of the eighteenth century and undertook prestigious commissions at York, Oxford and elsewhere. The Great East Window of Exeter Cathedral: A Glazing History by Chris Brooks; David Evans and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    The Great East Window at Exeter Cathedral, however, contains the largest assemblage of medieval glass still surviving in any church in the county. The panels are the earliest pieces of medieval glass in Britain for which it is possible to assign a known glazier.   Devon's forgotten Abbey that was as big as Exeter Cathedral. it was once the site of a Cistercian abbey as big as Exeter Cathedral. aligned east Author: Devon Live.

    Exeter Cathedral: one of the oldest Cathedrals in England In the year , the great diocese of Wessex was divided, and Devonshire with Cornwall came under the control of the bishops of Sherborne. So they continued until when the see of Crediton was founded for the two counties. Exeter Cathedral, the largest religious building in Devon, has many features in common with the other great Norman cathedrals of England, including spectacular Gothic architecture, a large collection of tombs and memorials, fine carvings, ornate chapels, and medieval stained particular features of note are a 14th century astronomical clock, two towers (one above each transept.


Share this book
You might also like

Federal aid to good roads.

Writers reader

Microcontroller users manual.

catalogue of the most esteemed modern books, that have been published for sixty years past, to the present time, with the prices affixed

Wildland fire use.

Modern industrial progress

Erotic art of India

Fighting squadron

Education statistics.

Deflection of beams and other problems.

Intramural-recreational sports

role of the department chair

The complete private pilot

Odyssey of Homer

The Gentleman & [i.e. and] farmers cheap pocket farrier

The Great East Window of Exeter Cathedral by Chris Brooks Download PDF EPUB FB2

Great East Window. Above the pair of arches behind the high altar soars a splendid display of stained glass, the Great East Window. Much of this glass, including the nineteen figures, is medieval.

Nine of the figures date from Three of them are located at the top of the window. They still have their original faces and, from the lettering on their scrolls, are identified as Abraham, Moses and Isaiah. The Great East Window Of Exeter Cathedral by Chris Brooks,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Exeter glazing, and particularly the Great East Window, is of major importance. For the first time, this study establishes the correct dating, provenance and authorship of all the Great East Window's figure panels and most of its heraldic glass, and substantially rewrites the general history of the Cathedral's : A new window was constructed in the perpendicular style and the tracery of this window remains today.

Original glass was included with new glass when the new window was glazed in A grant from the First World War Centenary Cathedral Repairs Fund helped to pay for the glass to. The Great East Window Of Exeter Cathedral: A Glazing History (South-West Studies) Hardcover – 1 Jan. by Chris Brooks (Author)Author: Chris Brooks, David Evans.

The Great East Window, Exeter Cathedral The Great East Window left is one of the treasures of the cathedral. Compared with York Minster, Wells, Canterbury and many others, Exeter Cathedral isn't rich in pre-Reformation glass and few complete or nearly complete medieval windows survive anywhere in : Wolfpaw.

His publications include The Great East Window of Exeter Cathedral (), Mortal Remains (), and The Albert Memorial (), but his 'masterpiece', according to Geoff Branwood, Chair of the Victorian Society, was The Gothic Revival (), which 'broke new ground in examining what the concept of the gothic meant at The Great East Window of Exeter Cathedral book times and places'.

The History of Exeter Cathedral; Explore the building; Cathedral treasures; Conservation of the Cathedral; Library & Archives; VE Day Memories; Support us. How you can help; Giving to Exeter Cathedral; Volunteer with us; Parish Giving Scheme; Big LEGO Build; The Friends of Exeter Cathedral; Music Foundation Trust; American Friends of Exeter.

The great West window of Exeter Cathedral created by William Peckitt of York, the leading glass-painter of his day. It was completed in at enormous cost. It portrayed standing apostles and saints, with the coats of arms of cathedral dignitaries and the Devon families who sponsored the work.

Exeter glazing, and particularly the Great East Window, is of major importance. For the first time, this study establishes the correct dating, provenance and authorship of all the Great East Window's figure panels and most of its heraldic glass, and substantially rewrites the general history of the Cathedral's.

Detailed points of similarity indicate that this is very closely related to the elaborate polychrome lights provided for Exeter Cathedral Chapter House in the years c. These now form elements of the Cathedral's great east window, and the east window of the chapel of St John the Evangelist, having been removed there in the 18th century.

The workshop also received an important commission from the Dean and Chapter of Exeter Cathedral in the late 15th century for a glazing scheme for the cathedral's chapter house (these very beautiful panels were transferred to the Great East Window in the 19th century where they can be seen today).Author: Wolfpaw.

Fortunately many of the cathedral's most important artifacts, such as the glass of the great east window, the misericords, the Exeter Book, the bishop's throne and the Bronescombe Effigy, had been removed at the start of the war in anticipation of such an attack.

To the Honourable & Right Revd. The Lord Bishop & to the Revd. the Dean & Chapter of Exeter, this Engraving of the Great West Window in their Cathedral Church, Executed in Staided Glass by M. Peckitt of York, is with due Respect & Gratitude Inscribed.

Category:Stained glass windows, Exeter Cathedral. Great East Window, Exeter Cathedral‎ (1 C, 4 F) S West Window, Exeter Cathedral‎ (7 F) Media in category "Stained glass windows, Exeter Cathedral" The following 45 files are in this category, out of 45 total.

The Exeter Rondels take the form of a series of embroidered cushions, over seventy metres in length, lining the sides of the nave in Exeter Cathedral.

Greater in length than the famous tapestry at Bayeux, the Exeter Rondels are a magnificent achievement, stunning in. The great east window of Exeter Cathedral: a glazing history by Chris Brooks (Book) Some account of the life and religious labours of Sarah Grubb: with an appendix containing an account of Ackworth School, observations on Christian discipline, and extracts from many of her letters by Sarah Grubb ().

For any visitor staying in or passing through Exeter, the Cathedral Church of Saint Peter is a impressive example of Gothic architecture situated in one of the oldest parts of the city, the building’s elaborate West-front displays a series of notable 14th Century figures, whilst its interior contains a variety of unusual features from across the ages.

Exeter Cathedral is one of the great Cathedrals of England, founded in by Edward the Confessor (who went on to found Westminster Abbey, London).

Accept Cookies This website uses cookies to help us know a little bit about you, how you use our website and improve the browsing experience. Manage Discussion Entry The Perpendicular style seen in the great east window of Exeter Cathedral paved the way for the regularity, balanced horizontal and vertical lines, and plain wall or window surfaces that characterize Renaissance architecture in England.

(Fig. ) Abbott Suger was an engineer/architect who was the visionary behind the Saint Dennis Church who first used stain glass to. The _____style seen in the great east window of Exeter Cathedral (Fig. ) paved the way for the regularity, balanced horizontal and vertical lines, and plain wall or window surfaces that characterize Renaissance architecture in England.St Michael’s contains the greatest collection of medieval stained glass to be found in situ anywhere in Devon, apart from that in the Great East Window of Exeter Cathedral.

The panels in St Michael’s, which were installed c, were all produced in the 15th century by the same glazing workshop as some of the glass at Exeter y: England.Question 1 1 / 1 pts The _____style seen in the great east window of Exeter Cathedral (Fig. ) paved the way for the regularity, balanced horizontal and vertical lines, and plain wall or window surfaces that characterize Renaissance architecture in England.

Decorated Correct! Perpendicular Embroidered Tudor page reference: Question 2 1 / 1 pts In the Book of Hours of Jeanne d’Evreux.